Every August, my wife and I travel to Turkey and stay at a vacation house her parents own near the bayside city of Çe?me. In addition to the expected pleasures of visiting family, sunning, swimming, watching the remarkable sunsets, and eating great food—boyos (think of a dense, biscuit-sized croissant), gevreks (the bagel’s leaner cousin), sucuk […]
Travel News: Skift writes that Turkish Air Delays Plane Order As Post-Coup Traffic Drops. CNTraveler has a slideshow with The 10 Most Visited Cities of 2016. Thrillist suggests The Best US Cities To Spend A Big Weekend Without Going Broke. Show More Summary
Most travelers make a beeline to The Peak tram and Star Ferry on their first trip to Hong Kong, but there’s so much more to discover in this vibrant city. On your next visit, learn to prepare Cantonese dumplings, wander through historic parks, shop in local boutiques, and explore up-and-coming warehouse districts. Show More Summary
Porto was on my list to visit for a long time. I was really longing to get away to a southern city with good food and learn about some interesting history. I was gonna travel with a girlfriend, but she flaked on me last minute. Luckily...Show More Summary
Explore the desert scenery and less well-known historic and archaeological treasures of Jordan on a 12-day tour offered by Exodus Travels. The itinerary includes visits to the ancient cities of Bethany, believed to be the place where Jesus Christ was baptized; Madaba, known for its mosaics; and...
SpaceX’s Elon Musk is certain that humans can travel to Mars. In his plan for Mars colonization, revealed today, the entrepreneur said it will take between 40 and 100 years to create a self-sustaining city on the Red Planet—once we manage to get there. Show More Summary
In the fall of 2010, I traveled to New Zealand, and one of the places I visited was the small south island city of Christchurch. I was charmed by the tree-lined Avon River, the English-style cathedral in the main square, and the mountains looming in the distance. Show More Summary
Every year, MasterCard puts together its Global Destination Cities Index, which tracks airline ticket purchases, souvenir purchases, and other travel spending data to figure out which cities are the most popular with tourists. Here's how the 2016 list stacks up.
Traveling as a vegetarian can be tough ? some countries are simply more vegetarian friendly than others. As someone who abstains from meat, it’s in your best interest to know which destinations will have vegetable entrees at their local...Show More Summary
Visit Washington for Less with Maria This week’s Cities for Less feature comes from Maria K. Haase, a travel, food and lifestyle writer sharing her love for the world and its different cultures on MariaAbroad. As a serial expat for...Show More Summary
#CEBUsog! Cebu, the ‘Queen City of the South’, is also the land of awesome travel finds. People often visit the city to escape the hustle and bustle of Manila, and stuff themselves silly with the ever-famous Cebu lechon, dried mangoes, and pu-so (rice wrapped in dried leaves). But while everyone is fixated on their usual favorites, Cebu is already […]
Everyone deserves a vacation, even if you're traveling on a budget. Thankfully, there are plenty of places around the world where the American dollar is strong, so even a meager getaway budget stretches farther than it would at home. Travel...Show More Summary
On August 23-24, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Nigeria. He visited the capital, Abuja, as well as Sokoto (map), a major city in far northwestern Nigeria. Sokoto has special significance as the seat of one of the … Continue reading ?
“Cheap” isn’t usually the first word that comes to mind regarding a trip to Europe. But if expert travelers know anything, it’s that there are always ways to work the system in our financial favor. For those who seek adventure on a budget,...Show More Summary
Andrew Zimmern is no stranger to Chicago -- the "Bizarre Foods" host said he typically visits the city once or twice a month. But in a twist on his usual travel routine, Zimmern relied on strangers to introduce him to Chicago restaurants and spots he had not yet explored for an episode of his new...
Donald Trump will travel to Mexico City on Wednesday for a meeting with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and they will be discussing illegal immigration, trade and drugs in a private meeting according to Trump’s campaign manager Kellyanne Conway, and while some people are “flummoxed” about the Trump visit to Mexico, others certainly are not.... Show More Summary
As Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump prepares to travel to Mexico City on Wednesday for a meeting with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, many Mexicans are reacting with outrage against both politicians. Their message is clear: Trump isn’t welcome here. “We don’t like him. We don’t...
Travelling around Europe can be expensive. But there are a number of affordable cities you can visit, according to recent data from airport transfer website Hoppa that reveals the cheapest places for a holiday on the continent. The website...Show More Summary
New Yorkers will soon have an easier time getting their hands on legal marijuana, thanks to several new policies announced this week. Under the new regulations, patients too ill to travel can have their cannabis delivered, and nurse practitioners may now certify patients for access to the drug. Show More Summary
A quiz for the sophisticated traveller who wants to see what lies beyond Moscow.